Gloria Kolb is the Co-Founder and CEO of Elidah, which offers a new FDA-cleared, non-invasive treatment for the 1 in 3 women that suffer from stress urinary incontinence. ELITONE has won several awards, most notably Best New Product by the prestigious MyFaceMyBody and winner of Slingshot international competition out of 7500 entries. Elidah is co-founded by Kolb and her husband, and funded by grants from the National Science Foundation.
An inventor with over a dozen patents, Kolb is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in product development and commercialization, mainly in the field of medical devices.
Kolb also founded Fossa Medical that brought innovative endourology devices to market. Kolb’s creative designs and her ability to solve unmet clinical needs has led to prestigious awards including: Boston’s “40 under 40” Award; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review’s “World’s Top Innovators under 35” and Fortune Small Business’ 14 Hot Startups. Kolb also consults bringing her expertise with technology and clinical market evaluations of inventions and startup companies.
Kolb earned Mechanical Engineering degrees from both MIT and Stanford University, along with an Entrepreneurship MBA from Babson College. At Babson, Kolb earned Kauffman Foundation and Babson fellowships. She lives in Monroe, Connecticut with her husband and three children.